Bug 436116 - (CVE-2008-0890) CVE-2008-0890 DirServ 7.1: insecure default permissions on jars directory
CVE-2008-0890 DirServ 7.1: insecure default permissions on jars directory
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
source=redhat,reported=20080305,publi...
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Depends On: 442679
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Reported: 2008-03-05 09:46 EST by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2013-08-22 15:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-25 05:40:33 EDT
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-03-05 09:46:10 EST
While investigating CVE-2008-0889 affecting Red Hat Directory Server 8 / Fedora
Directory Server, it was discovered that Red Hat Directory Server 7.1 RPMS
create directory /opt/redhat-ds/java/jars as world writable, allowing local
users to remove .jar files in this directory and replace them with modified
ones, leading to a privilege escalation.
Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2008-03-07 04:55:33 EST
This issue did not affect Red Hat Directory Server 7.1 for Solaris and HP-UX. 
Permissions of jars directory on those platforms were set correctly.
Comment 7 Tomas Hoger 2008-03-11 09:54:52 EDT
Lifting embargo.

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